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Wonder Woman

We Are In A Wonder Woman Moment

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela | Posted 05.20.2015 | Books
Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

Who is Wonder Woman? What is Wonder Woman's relationship with the history and, more excitingly, the future of feminism, particularly in a moment when women are both exhausted and excited by the desire to gracefully have and do "it all," superhero-style?

Where Are The Female Superhero Action Figures?

Holley Perry | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Holley Perry

On any given day, there are Batmans, Supermans, Spider-Mans and several other comic book action figures in the boys aisle of the toy section. Do you know how many female action figures I found a few weeks ago at Wal-Mart? None.

The Circus Wonder Woman

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 05.08.2015 | Latino Voices
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Adrielle Alves had a secret. A secret she'd been clinging to since joining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey approximately four years earlier. Initially, she was hired to perform alongside the featured flying trapeze ensemble.

Becoming Wonder Woman

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Caroline Giegerich

When I was eight years old, I rushed into the kitchen afflicted with a cut on my wrist. She cocked one eyebrow, looked down her glasses and calmly responded in her Southern drawl to the screaming child in front of her. "Well, you're not deaaaaad yet."

On Vine They Always Ask, "Are You For Real?"

Jeffrey Marsh | Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Jeffrey Marsh

Happiness is a process. It's learned. Practice it like you practice an instrument or sport: every day and with as much teen-aged girlish enthusiasm as you can. It doesn't seem to matter where you start. Buy a book about it, or google "how to be happy". . .

Rough Day? Here's How To Save It, Even In The Last Minute

Polly Campbell | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

In these chippy moments, it's easy to let the negative vibes take over and fall into a pattern of fatigue-and-frustration-induced nagging, yelling, and complaining guaranteed to create enough drama to ruin dinner and probably the day.

Bare Naked Gratitude

Edie Weinstein | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

Sitting here on a frigid Philly afternoon, while the sun is streaming in through my windows, and the wind is gently stirring the trees, I am about to ...

'Breaking Bad' Director Reportedly Set For 'Wonder Woman'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment

Michelle MacLaren is responsible for acclaimed episodes of "Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones," "The Walking Dead" and "The X-Files," and now she's like...

Eerie Photo Series Imagines Beloved Superheroes After Death

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts

When you think of Superman, you likely envision a robust looking fellow with bulging muscles and a suspiciously well-coiffed head of curls. It's hard ...

'Wonder Woman' Will Hit Theaters In 2017

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

Warner Bros. has updated its release calendar with a handful of fresh franchise installments, including that of the hotly anticipated Wonder Woman fil...

Using Your Superpowers for Good, Not Evil: Positional Power vs. Personal Power

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

If there's one thing I've learned over the years, it is that you will only win the battle when your employees want you to. You do this through unpretentious influence -- not by the perceived power you wield in your position.

Wonder Woman Breaks Down Digital Barrier in New 'Sensation Comics #1'

Andy Wilson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Books
Andy Wilson

When the unthinkable happens -- Batman is taken out of commission by Gotham City's nastiest villains -- who do you call? Well, none other than DC Comics' star-spangled, gold-bangled princess herself, Wonder Woman.

More Than a Superhero: How Wonder Woman Helped Shape Feminism

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

The comic book world is chock full of crime-fighting male superheroes. So it should come as no surprise that women (and men) enthusiastically greeted the recent announcement that Wonder Woman would play a key role in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman film.

This Is What Wonder Woman Will Look Like In 'Batman V Superman'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment

During Saturday afternoon's Warner Bros. panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the studio debuted first footage from "Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice" and ...

First 'Batman V Superman' Footage Debuts

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment

At last year's Comic-Con festivities, Warner Bros. waited until the end of its Saturday afternoon panel in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center t...

Hey, Execs Who Think Female Characters Won't Sell -- Come Marvel At Marvel

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women

On Tuesday's episode of "The View," Marvel revealed a bombshell: Its new "Thor" series will star not a male god of Thunder, but a female one. Not a Th...

Why DC Comics Should Replace Wonder Woman With a Man

Seriously Skewed | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

Yes. Wonder Woman -- a fantastic character that stands in her own right as a member of the DC pantheon of Gods and on par with Superman and Batman. That to me is giving respect to minorities, not what Marvel Comics is doing.

Letter to 10-Year-Old Self: Don't Get Rid of Wonder Woman Underwear

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

Put on your Wonder Woman underwear, even if they don't fit, and vow to keep them forever. Wear them in times of difficulty. Hold on to your 10-year-old self and feel the wonder that is in you and be the wonderful that you are. You are and will forever be a Wonder Woman.

Lynda Carter Discusses the New Wonder Woman, Plays Yoshi's SF

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.09.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Rather than worrying about the star assuming the coveted role, which she played from 1975-1979 while also appearing on a series of TV variety shows, Carter expressed fears about how the character will be scripted.

Elderly Superheroes Prove There's No Reason To Fear Aging

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment

Superheroes such as Wonder Woman, Batman and Superman seem to defy aging, managing to remain spry, taut and youthful for decades. The rest of us wish ...

A Little Wonder Woman Can Go a Long Way

Elise Frame | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Elise Frame

I don't know what the future looks like for me at all, on Friday or in five years. But somehow, I have to find a way to get through it and get done what needs to be done. So even though it's probably silly, I pin that Wonder Woman picture into the blank space on my planner as a source of inspiration for myself.

Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M.: What Happens When Wonder Woman Gets Sick?

Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M.

I was working on a project with a big magazine. We had a call with one of the writers, and I called from my hospital room. I had not told anyone that I was sick, or more importantly, that I was in the hospital. I am on the call with the writer and the head of the practice, and the phone disconnects.

Mike Ryan

'The Lego Movie' Is Awesome

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

There was a collective “ugh” that hit the Internet the day “The Lego Movie” was announced as something that was actually going to happen. It w...

Elizabeth Ippolito: Why I'm Giving Up on Perfect

Elizabeth Ippolito | Posted 03.26.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Ippolito

We put mounds of pressure on ourselves. Now, in our 20's and 30's, we're well on our way to having it "all" (or close to it). And we're crumbling under the pressure. We're blaming ourselves for failure and well, we're weeping over pork roast.

Weighing in on Wonder Woman

Graham Milne | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

Too often in the past, we've seen them screw it up...by refusing to invest female action heroes with humanizing nuance, by writing them as archetypes instead of as people. Broad caricatures who have to lose what makes them women in order to compete on the same playing field as men.